Building/Housing News

Tuesday 05/13/2014
Partnership With California Home Builders to Power Sustainable-Living Neighborhood
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 8:55 pm

PETALUMA, Calif. -- Enphase Energy, Inc., announced that Leonard Roofing, a regional roofing, sheet metal and photovoltaic solar contractor, has installed the Enphase System on 18 single-family homes at California Home Builders’ newest residential community in San Fernando Valley, Calif. California Home Builders is an industry leader in real estate development, specializing in building residential communities, multifamily projects and luxury custom homes. The company has constructed hundreds of projects in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties since its establishment in 1994.

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Tuesday 04/29/2014
Solar Powered 10 Watt LED Hazardous Location Light Released
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:22 am

KEMP, Texas -- Serving industrial and commercial businesses for more than 40 years, Larson Electronics has released a solar powered explosion proof LED light fixture. This explosion proof LED light and solar panel combination includes a day/night sensor, manual on/off switch, and a motion sensor to maximize battery life.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
Cree Delivers Light Quality and Innovative Design for Linear Lighting Applications
Updated: May 12, 2014 - 12:50 pm

DURHAM, N.C. -- Cree, Inc., recently introduced the LS Series linear LED luminaire, designed to replace the hundreds of millions of fluorescent strip, wrap and industrial fixtures currently installed in North America. The Cree LS Series linear LED luminaire offers a market leading combination of sleek aesthetics and high performance, and complements Cree’s extensive troffer and linear luminaire portfolio. Designed in a slim, modern form factor with multiple mounting options and lumen packages, the new LS Series linear LED luminaire can reduce energy consumption by more than 25 percent and nearly eliminate costly maintenance expenses, making it the ideal replacement for retail, education and industrial applications.

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Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 10:02 am

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In dense, urban centers around the world, many people live and work in dim and narrow streets surrounded by tall buildings that block sunlight. And as the global population continues to rise and buildings are jammed closer together, the darkness will only spread.

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Tuesday 03/18/2014
Solar Powered KB Homes Arrive in Arizona
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 10:08 am

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- KB Home announced that homebuyers at all of its communities in Arizona now have the opportunity to own a solar-powered KB home. Combined with the energy-efficient features already included in all Energy Star certified new KB homes, solar power will help KB homeowners reduce their monthly energy bills by as much as 80 percent when compared to a typical resale home, and lower their overall cost of homeownership for years to come.

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Atlantic Aviation Business Commits to Development of Hangar at LAX
Updated: May 15, 2014 - 2:55 pm

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Macquarie Infrastructure Company announced that its Atlantic Aviation business has reached agreement with Los Angeles World Airports for the development of a 36,500 sq. ft. general aviation hangar at Los Angeles International Airport. Atlantic Aviation owns terminals and hangars, known as fixed base operations, at 63 airports throughout the U.S.

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Tuesday 01/28/2014
New Opportunities for Harvesting Building Energy Savings
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:41 am

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Ameresco, Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Seldera has launched a new technology-based tool to provide low-cost energy savings by adapting the building consumption to occupant behaviors.

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Tuesday 01/21/2014
New Energy Demonstrates Versatility of SolarWindow Electricity-Generating Coatings
Updated: February 10, 2016 - 9:35 am

COLUMBIA, Md. -- New Energy Technologies, Inc., developer of see-through technology capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, announced that the company has achieved compatibility of the SolarWindow architecture with a variety of active layer electricity-generating coatings. In organic photovoltaic devices, the active layer plays a critical role in determining a number of the key properties of the device, including color, amount of visible light transmission, wavelength response, and power production.

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Tuesday 11/12/2013
Company Selected for Power Plant Expansion at Houston VA Hospital
Updated: May 12, 2014 - 3:19 pm

BELOIT, Wis. -- Fairbanks Morse Engine, an EnPro Industries company, will supply a 3 MW combined-heat-and-power system to general contractor SpawGlass for a power plant expansion at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

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Tuesday 10/29/2013
New Energy to Unveil High Performance ‘Next Generation’ SolarWindow
Updated: May 12, 2014 - 4:57 pm

COLUMBIA, Md. -- New Energy Technologies, Inc., developer of SolarWindow, the world’s first-of-its-kind see-through technology capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has announced plans to unveil the Company’s next generation, high performance SolarWindow working prototype within the upcoming calendar quarter.

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